Changes in drinking behavior among evacuees after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident:the Fukushima Health Management Survey - Yagi A, Maeda M, Suzuki Y, Yabe H, Yasumura S, Niwa S, Ohira T, Ohtsuru A, Mashiko H, Harigane M, Nakano H, Abe M, Fukushima Health Survey.
We examined the effects of experiencing the Great East Japan Earthquake and subsequent nuclear power plant accident, and of sleep problems, on behaviora... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

How to sleep: A supplement which increases production at night to help you sleep better
HOW to sleep: Insomnia is a way of life for many and most just learn to cope with it. But health experts advise taking a certain supplement which has been proven to aid in better sleep, helping insomnia to be a thing of the past. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Troubling Sleep Disorder in Athletes a Sign of CTE? Troubling Sleep Disorder in Athletes a Sign of CTE?
REM sleep behavior disorder in athletes may signal chronic traumatic encephalopathy and suggests brainstem pathologies may be to blame.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - September 30, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Drink coffee after breakfast, not before, for better metabolic control
(University of Bath) The new study looked at the combined effects of disrupted sleep and caffeine on our metabolism - with surprising results. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sleep is healing: Getting fewer than 6 hours of sleep if you have chronic illness increases risk of cancer, early death
(Natural News) Sleep is an important component of good health. It promotes healing and prepares the body for the next day, among other functions. That said, there are adverse consequences to lack of sleep, and a recent study shows just how grave they can be. A group of researchers from Pennsylvania State University found that people with diabetes,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Generalized Epilepsy Tied to Higher Sleep Apnea Risk
TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2020 -- Patients with generalized epilepsy have a higher risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), according to a study published in the October issue of Epilepsy& Behavior. Matthew T. Scharf, M.D., from Rutgers-Robert Wood... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Obstructive sleep apnea risk varies in patients with different types of epilepsy
(Rutgers University) People with generalized epilepsy who have seizures arising from both sides of the brain simultaneously, have a higher risk of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) compared to patients who have focal epilepsy where seizures emanate from one area of the brain, according to a Rutgers study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

'I'll sleep when I'm dead': The sleep-deprived masculinity stereotype
(University of Chicago Press Journals) In the United States, the average American sleeps less than the minimum seven hours of sleep per night recommended by the Center for Disease Control, and nearly half of Americans report negative consequences from insufficient sleep. This problem appears to be especially prevalent in men, who report getting significantly less sleep, on average, than women. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Students used their mobile phones for over 8 hours a day during lockdown
(University of Seville) The study relates the number of hours that young people spend sitting down, their level of physical activity and state of mind when using a mobile phone. Students with lower levels of physical activity used their mobile phones almost three times more than others. Those reporting poorer sleep quality also used these devices more. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Impact of psychological distress and sleep quality on balance confidence, muscle strength, and functional balance in community-dwelling middle-aged and older people - F ábrega-Cuadros R, Aibar-Almazán A, Martínez-Amat A, Hita-Contreras F.
The objective was to evaluate the associations of psychological distress and sleep quality with balance confidence, muscle strength, and functional balance among community-dwelling middle-aged and older people. An analytical cross-sectional study was condu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Savajiyani Joins CHI St. Vincent Pulmonology (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. Sarika Savajiyani is the newest member of CHI St. Vincent Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine Clinic's staff in Little Rock. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - September 28, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Research confirms link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer's disease
(RMIT University) New research shows damage in the brain starts in the same place and spreads in the same way in sleep apnea, as in Alzheimer's disease. The study is the first to find Alzheimer's-like amyloid plaques in the brains of people with clinically-verified obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that affects more than 936 million people worldwide. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Childhood and adult trauma create sleepless nights for midlife women
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Sleep disturbances are often reported by postmenopausal women. A new study reports just how prevalent those sleep problems are and that women who endured trauma as children or adults are more likely to suffer poor-quality sleep. Study results will be presented during the 2020 virtual Annual Meeting of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS), which opens on September 28. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sleep challenges during COVID-19 pandemic
(JAMA Network) How parents can help their children adjust sleep schedules, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic, is discussed in this Patient Page. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Influence of prone positioning on electrocardiogram in patient with COVID-19
(JAMA Network) Electrocardiographic findings a woman in her 50s with COVID-19, fever and shortness of breath, with comorbidities that included morbid obesity and obstructive sleep apnea, are reported in this case series. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

The longitudinal association between sleep duration and suicidal behavior among Chinese adolescents: the role of nonmedical use of prescription drug - Guo L, Wang W, Wang T, Zhao M, Wu R, Lu C.
OBJECTIVE/BACKGROUND: Abnormal sleep and nonmedical use of prescription drugs are known to be factors associated with suicidal behavior, but the nature of the association between weekday sleep duration and suicidal behavior has not been elucidated. Nonmedi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

CS 3700 Ranked First in Trueness in Latest In-Vitro Study
 ATLANTA —Scientific literature has shown intraoral scanners to be highly successful in creating digital impressions for designing short-span restorations and partial prosthesis; however, scanning fully edentulous arches is less studied. Now, a new comprehensive in-vitro study testing the trueness of 12 intraoral scanners when scanning full-arch implant impressions has found the CS 3700 intraoral scanner to offer the truest results when capturing scan bodies in an edentulous arch, giving doctors more confidence that they ’re getting the best results when creating digital impressions with the CS 3700. ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 26, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Are you dreading going to bed tonight? One essential oil could help you to fall asleep
HOW TO sleep: As the night draws in, are you one of those who can't wait to get into bed, rest your head and fall asleep? No? One essential oil could help. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Movement behaviors and perceived loneliness and sadness within Alaskan adolescents - Burns RD, Bai Y, Pfledderer CD, Brusseau TA, Byun W.
Physical activity, screen use, and sleep are behaviors that integrate across the whole day. However, the accumulative influence of meeting recommendations for these 24-h movement behaviors on the mental health of Alaskan adolescents has not been examined. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Depression and suicidal thoughts in untreated and treated narcolepsy: systematic analysis - Barateau L, Lopez R, Chenini S, Pesenti C, Rassu AL, Jaussent I, Dauvilliers Y.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the frequency and determinants of depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts in adults with narcolepsy type 1 (NT1) and controls, as well as the changes after NT1 management, and the risk factors of major depressive episode (MDE) and s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

How to sleep: Drink this herbal tea before bed to improve sleep quality
HOW TO sleep: If getting a good night's sleep is a fruitless pursuit at the moment, there are proven ways to help. Drinking a particular herbal tea has been shown to improve. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Astrocytes, Not Just Neurons, Play a Role in Sleep
In mice, the brain's main glial cell type exhibits distinctive patterns of activity across the sleep-wake cycle and influences the response to sleep deprivation. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 24, 2020 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Sleep deprivation and risk for cognitive vulnerability in school-going adolescents: does the biopsychosocial correlates have a significant role over sleep behavioral practices? - John B, Bellipady SS, Bhat SU.
Inadequate sleep arising from various lifestyle and behavioral factors can affect the daytime functioning in adolescents and influence their health and well-being We studied the influence of various biopsychosocial correlates (age, gender, grade level, pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Pandemic ’s Outsized Effect on Women’s Mental Health Around the World
COVID-19 is a devilishly versatile disease, attacking all manner of body systems and doing all manner of damage—to the lungs, the heart, the liver, the kidneys. Though it doesn’t attack the mind directly, the pandemic the virus has caused has been devastating to mental health, and in many cases, the most vulnerable group is women. In a new study conducted by CARE, a non-profit international aid organization, investigators have found that while almost nobody is spared from the anxiety, worry and overall emotional fatigue of the coronavirus pandemic, women are almost three times as likely as men to report sufferi...
Source: TIME: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Night-to-Night Variability in Respiratory Events Among Apnea Patients Night-to-Night Variability in Respiratory Events Among Apnea Patients
Individual patients with obstructive sleep apnea may experience considerable night-to-night variability in respiratory events, a recent meta-analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

How to sleep: How sleep is affected by alcohol – expert weighs in with tips to improve it
HOW TO sleep: Many Britons struggle to get a good night's rest and throwing alcohol in the mix equals a restless night and complete exhaustion the next day. How exactly does alcohol affect the body and one's sleep and is there any food which could help combat this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids, Sleep, and COVID: Times Have Changed Kids, Sleep, and COVID: Times Have Changed
COVID-19 had led to a whole host of sleep problems in children of all ages.CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Associations between sleep difficulty and school, sports and traffic injuries in early adolescents: a population-based study in north-eastern France - Chau K.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sleep Builds the Brain in the Early Years, Then Maintains It
Title: Sleep Builds the Brain in the Early Years, Then Maintains ItCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/22/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/23/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - September 23, 2020 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Study shows weighted blankets can decrease insomnia severity
(American Academy of Sleep Medicine) Weighted blankets are a safe and effective intervention in the treatment of insomnia, according to Swedish researchers who found that insomnia patients with psychiatric disorders experienced reduced insomnia severity, improved sleep and less daytime sleepiness when sleeping with a weighted chain blanket. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Donor-conceived adults have higher incidence of immunology diseases
(Flinders University) Adults conceived through sperm donation reported higher frequencies of allergies, type 1 diabetes and other autoimmune conditions. Donor sperm conceived adults had seven times more type 1 diabetes diagnoses; double the incidence of thyroid disease, acute bronchitis and sleep apnoea; and 10% more reported allergies. The study looked at 272 donor-conceived adult participants compared to 877 conceived naturally, from around the world with most from Australia, US, UK, Belgium and Netherlands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 23, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How does the glymphatic system get rid of "trash" in your brain?
(Natural News) In a major breakthrough, researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) discovered the primary cleansing system responsible for keeping the brain free from toxins and harmful substances. Published in Science Translational Medicine, their findings revealed that this clearing system, dubbed the “glymphatic system,” is most active during sleep. The brain can cleanse itself... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease: Do you do this when you sleep? Peculiar symptom warning of condition
PARKINSON'S disease: Parkinson's is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world, and currently there is no cure. More than one million people in the UK are affected. Either by living with Parkinson's, or as a friend, colleague, or family member of someone who is. Experiencing sleep disturbances known as REM sleep or RBD for short could be an early warning you may be at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleep Builds the Brain in the Early Years, Then Maintains It
TUESDAY, Sept. 22, 2020 -- For the very young, sleep builds and strengthens the brain, but it quickly switches to maintenance and repair before a child turns 3, new research shows. Before about the age of 2½, the brain grows rapidly. And... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Nigeria: Polio Eradication - Don't Go to Sleep, WHO Advises Nigeria
[This Day] The World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Nigeria not to go to sleep on the fact that poliomyelitis has been finally eradicated. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)
Source: AllAfrica News: Polio - September 22, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How to lose visceral fat: Increasing your sleep by this amount may reduce belly fat
HOW TO lose visceral fat: Storing too much fat near vital organs can prove life-threatening. Fortunately, visceral fat can be tackled by making healthy lifestyle tweaks, such as improving your sleeping pattern. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Much or Too Little Sleep Bad for Brains
Title: Too Much or Too Little Sleep Bad for BrainsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/22/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Sleep General)
Source: MedicineNet Sleep General - September 22, 2020 Category: Sleep Medicine Source Type: news

Shattered, headaches, forgetful? Don't assume it's just age!
ANNA MAY MANGAN: I began to feel tired all the time, despite getting ten or even 12 hours' sleep at night and napping during the day, and started to take every shortcut to conserve my energy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is this the cure for sleepless nights? Scientists believe ear zapper could help banish insomnia 
Scientists believe it works by stimulating the release of the sleep-inducing hormone melatonin. One in three people in the UK suffers with insomnia (the inability to fall asleep at night) at some point. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too Much or Too Little Sleep Bad for Your Brain
Too little sleep was defined as four or fewer hours a night, while too much was deemed 10 or more hours a night. The ideal amount? Seven hours a night. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Too much or too little sleep may increase dementia risk
Getting too much or too little sleep may increase the risk for cognitive decline or dementia in older adults, according to a study published Monday by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inverted U - Shaped Link Seen for Sleep Duration, Cognitive Decline
Decline in global cognitive z - score faster for individuals with ≤ 4 hours, ≥ 10 hours of sleep nightly (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 21, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Too Much or Too Little Sleep Bad for Your Brain
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - September 21, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, News, Source Type: news

The sleep position you should avoid - it may be raising your risk of Alzheimer's disease
DEMENTIA symptoms include memory loss, difficulty concentrating, and having slower thoughts. But you could be raising your risk of Alzheimer's disease signs by sleeping in a certain way. Should you change your sleep position to protect against dementia? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Influence of sleep dysfunction on concussion assessment outcomes among adolescent athletes after concussion and healthy controls - Blaney NA, Trbovich A, Ernst N, Eagle SR, Collins MW, Kontos AP.
BACKGROUND: Sleep dysfunction (SD) is associated with a high symptom burden and lower neurocognitive performance after concussion and on baseline testing without injury. However, few studies have compared concussed athletes and controls with and without SD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

TNF α G308A genotype, resilience to sleep deprivation, and the effect of caffeine on psychomotor vigilance performance in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study - Skeiky L, Brager AJ, Satterfield BC, Petrovick M, Balkin TJ, Capaldi VF, Ratcliffe RH, Van Dongen HPA, Hansen DA.
The TNF α G308A gene polymorphism has been reported to influence performance impairment during total sleep deprivation (TSD). We investigated this effect in a randomized, double-blind, crossover laboratory study of repeated exposure to 48 h TSD with caffe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Effect of diagnosed sleep disorders on baseline concussion symptom, cognitive, and balance assessments in collegiate athletes - McAllister-Deitrick J, Trbovich AM, Broglio SP, McCrea M, McAllister TW, Kontos AP.
BACKGROUND:Symptoms, cognition, balance, and other domains are commonly assessed at baseline testing as part of comprehensive preseason evaluations among collegiate student-athletes. Although approximately 27% of college students have at least 1 sleep diso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Inverted U-Shaped Link Seen for Sleep Duration, Cognitive Decline
MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 -- There is an inverted U-shaped association between sleep duration and global cognitive decline, according to a study published online Sept. 21 in JAMA Network Open. Yanjun Ma, from the Peking University First Hospital in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Too Much or Too Little Sleep Bad for Your Brain
MONDAY, Sept. 21, 2020 -- Everyone needs sleep, but too little or too much of it might contribute to declines in thinking, a new study suggests. Too little sleep was defined as four or fewer hours a night, while too much was deemed 10 or more hours... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 21, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How to Help Ensure Your Students Get Enough Sleep
Title: How to Help Ensure Your Students Get Enough SleepCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/21/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - September 21, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news